LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted
MDXi targets enterprise customers with new ‘Take a Break' campaign to increase awareness of the MDXi brand as a West African data centre company
Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting
Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017
Bizcommunity.Africa columnist, Garikai Nhongo, on how to best use storytelling in advertising
Garikai Nhongo 11 Oct 2017
Business of Design is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business
Jessica Tennant 11 Oct 2017
Ireland/Davenport (ID) celebrated its 13th year at its office in Illovo, Johannesburg this evening and to mark the occasion along with its increase in black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, the boutique communications agency has been renamed
The One Club Executive Creative Summit Berlin kicks off on Wednesday, 11 October at Soho House, Berlin. While it's a closed-door meeting, we checked in with a few of the creative crème de la crème speakers - John Butler is next on the list
Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2017
Local legend SJ Myeza of 7Films is really firing on all cylinders! Not yet 25, he attended Cannes Lions for the first time this year, picked up wins at the Loeries and One Show in New York, he's also just been announced as the only African finalist in the global One Club's Young Guns 15
Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2017
NEWSWATCH: Dove comes out unclean after apologising for its latest advertising campaign that depicted a black woman turning white after using its shower cream
Jessica Tennant 9 Oct 2017
The One Club Executive Creative Summit Berlin kicks off on Wednesday, 11 October at Soho House, Berlin. While it's a closed-door meeting, we checked in with a few of the creative crème de la crème speakers - Susan Credle is first on the list
Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2017
Alistair Mokoena has been appointed as Ogilvy South Africa's new CEO, following Abey Mokgwatsane's decision to move to Vodacom
Airports have long been a favourite place for brands to get their message across to business and leisure travel consumers
Greg Kilfoil 9 Oct 2017
Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.
Lauren Hartzenberg 10 hours ago
In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.
Sarah Banet-Weiser 14 hours ago
The ADC 97th Annual Awards with the theme “Where craft will take us”, continues the organisation's historic focus of honouring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year's jury, to be announced soon, includes top advertising creatives and designers from around the world. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, 31 January 2018.
Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.
Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago
The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.